What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

Discussion in 'polls' started by shakethebabyass, Mar 20, 2012.

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What Antivirus Do You Use With Windows 8?

  1. Norton Internet Security 2012

    3 vote(s)
    9.7%
  2. Mcafee

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Kaspersky 2013

    4 vote(s)
    12.9%
  4. F-Secure Launch Pad

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Other (tell me)

    24 vote(s)
    77.4%
  1. shakethebabyass

    shakethebabyass Registered Member

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    Yes! I know it is a beta.

    Just wondering, if you use it.. what do you use as antivirus. The options I include are official listings on the Windows Security Providers Page as supported Beta's.
     
  2. Wroll

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    None. I don't use AV protection on my computers.
     
  3. Hungry Man

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    EMET and Chrome.
     
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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    I tested Windows 8 with OSS 7.5 for just a few days. I can report the 32 bit version worked fine. OSS did its job and Windows 8 was very fast. I may test it (OSS 7.5.2) thoroughly whenever time permits.

    Thanks.
     
  7. elapsed

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    "Nothing". Windows Defender and IE10. Waiting for flash to be compatible with Enhanced Protected Mode so I can turn it on.
     
  8. malexous

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    At least, for now, Windows Defender.
     
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  9. Dermot7

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Essentials and MBAM Pro...both working fine :thumb:
    Except MBAM logs show OS as W7, and IE10 as IE9.
     
  10. m00nbl00d

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    If things don't change... I may secure it with concrete. :D

    Joke aside, if I do happen to use it (which I still am not, but most likely in May I will, because I'll be getting a new hdd then, and be able to have it on dual boot), I'll just use what the O.S has, plus EMET.

    Basically a hardened system, at the image of my Windows 7.
     
  11. shakethebabyass

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    I love my Desktop. I would rather have it than any tablet or notebook you could ever offer me. So, Metro is annoying to me. I like it but I really believe you should be able to opt out of using it. I understand it is the future.. whatever. The no start menu does not bother me but the Metro mostly is in my way.
     
  12. marc57

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    Windows Defender, I think this is just a re-named MSE. Am I wrong?
     
  13. shakethebabyass

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    Yep. You are right. Didn't even include that one :oops:
     
  14. elapsed

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    One of the latest Windows 8 Updates is designed to block MSE from being installed, I guess some people didn't know :p
     
  15. moontan

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    none, i'm allergic to real-time AV. ;)
     
  16. Kerodo

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    Just use the built-in Defender.... nothing else.
     
  17. zapjb

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    That sounds really funny.:D
     
  18. m00nbl00d

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    Now... that's 100% stupid, isn't it? I mean, I thought you couldn't even install it. Damn, no idea why I thought that :rolleyes: .... Oh wait, Windows Defender (= Microsoft Security Essentials) is part of Windows 8.

    I thought users would be presented with a nice It's already installed and running in Windows 8 by default.

    But, better late than never... :D
     
  19. elapsed

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    Re: ~ What Do You Secure Windows 8 With

    I assume the latest betas will do that, this is probably to block the older versions.
     
  20. Technical

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  21. Activated Windows defender and the Windows firewall other than that nothing else.
     
  22. shakethebabyass

    shakethebabyass Registered Member

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    Is it working well for you? I always thought MSE was decent myself.
     
  23. shakethebabyass, it works out quite well for me and furthermore I had MSE on my W7 64bit for about 6 months and never had problems. Can't go wrong with MSE anyone can use it. :D
     
  24. chrisretusn

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    Other.... Windows Defender that comes with Windows 8.

    Amen!
     
  25. Noob

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    I'll wait until Windows 8 is released officially.
     
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